http get for network

Fetch the contents from a URL.

Signature

> http get (URL) --user --password --max-time --headers --raw --insecure

Parameters

  • URL: the URL to fetch the contents from
  • --user {any}: the username when authenticating
  • --password {any}: the password when authenticating
  • --max-time {int}: timeout period in seconds
  • --headers {any}: custom headers you want to add
  • --raw (-r): fetch contents as text rather than a table
  • --insecure (-k): allow insecure server connections when using SSL

Notes

Performs HTTP GET operation.

Examples

Get content from example.com

> http get https://www.example.com

Get content from example.com, with username and password

> http get -u myuser -p mypass https://www.example.com

Get content from example.com, with custom header

> http get -H [my-header-key my-header-value] https://www.example.com